Crystal Lake Sediment Pond

General Information

County: Hancock
Location: Off the northeast corner of Crystal Lake.
Acres: 9.60
Maximum Depth: 20 ft. (2003 - At full pool, pond should have a maximum depth of 20 feet. The pond was not full as of 4/27/2004.)
Motoring Restrictions:

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Amenities

Amenities at Crystal Lake Sediment Pond include:
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    • 09/18/2014 - 180 Channel Catfish (8")
    • 09/14/2010 - 144 Channel Catfish (9.2")
    The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

    • Black Crappie
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: combined black and white crappie, 25 fish
      • Possession Limit: unlimited
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other: No daily limit on private waters
    • Bluegill
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish
      • Possession Limit: unlimited
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other: No daily limit on private waters
    • Channel Catfish
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: combined: channel, blue and flathead catfish, 8 fish
      • Possession Limit: combined: channel, blue and flathead catfish, 30 fish
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other:
    • Largemouth Bass
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: combined black bass, 3 fish
      • Possession Limit: combined black bass, 6 fish
      • Length Limit: 15-inch minimum
      • Other:
    • White Crappie
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: combined black and white crappie, 25 fish
      • Possession Limit: unlimited
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other: No daily limit on private waters
    • Yellow Perch
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish
      • Possession Limit: 50 fish
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other:
    This pond offers quality fish for anglers willing to walk in. Bluegill, crappie, yellow perch, largemouth bass and channel catfish are available. Spring, fall and winter are the best times to fish here.(2016)

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    Iowa-Caught Fish Are Safe to Eat, In Almost All Cases

    The vast majority of Iowa’s streams, rivers and lakes offer safe and high-quality fish that pose little or no threat to human health if consumed. Some limitations may apply for young children and pregnant women. Here’s a Fish Consumption Fact Sheet from the Iowa DNR and the Iowa Dept. of Public Health for more information. Here is a list of current fish consumption advisories for Iowa lakes and rivers.